A Rose is sweeter in the budde than full blowne.
John Lyly (1554 - 1606)
Source: Euphues and his England, page 314.
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Your eyes are so sharpe that you cannot onely looke through a Milstone, but cleane through the minde.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 289.
The greatest harm that you can do unto the envious, is to do well.
He that loseth his honestie hath nothing to lose.
The measure of life is not length, but honesty.
Where the mind is past hope, the heart is past shame.
The finest edge is made with the blunt whetstone.
Source: Euphues, 1579 (Arber's reprint), Page 47.
Maydens, be they never so foolyshe, yet beeing fayre they are commonly fortunate.
Source: Euphues and his England, page 279.
Marriages are made in heaven and consummated on Earth.
All men [are] of one metal, but not in one mold.
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